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Campion obtains GK Chesterton original signed books

Campion obtains GK Chesterton original signed books

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian There is something elusively compelling about a book that is signed by its author. A handwritten signature is a very individual, personal touch on a printed book...

What actually is a Catholic education?

What actually is a Catholic education?

The below article was written by Campion graduate Christian Bergmann for Melbourne Catholic. View the full article here. On the agenda for the Plenary Council is the topic of Catholic education in...

Campion President named adviser on Plenary Council

Campion President named adviser on Plenary Council

Dr Paul Morrissey has been appointed as an adviser to the Fifth Australian Plenary Council from next month. The council, which will take place in two assemblies over the next 12 months, will cover a...

Work begins on $18.5m Campion building expansion

Work begins on $18.5m Campion building expansion

  Australia’s premier Liberal Arts college is about to undergo a significant building expansion after the first shovels were laid into the earth today. The $18.5 million project will see a new...

Students check in on each other for R U OK? Week

Students check in on each other for R U OK? Week

This year, Campion held an R U OK? Week starting on national R U OK? Day on September 9. Senior students interested in psychology and counselling formed an R U OK? Team together with College...

Students host audio-only painting tutorial

Students host audio-only painting tutorial

Joshua BarrattArt Society President As many of us are struggling under lockdown, the Campion Art Society hosted an online event last Tuesday which promised to be relaxing. The plan was to follow a...

Anna Thérèse: pursuing music after Campion

Anna Thérèse: pursuing music after Campion

Anna has been pursuing a musical career after graduating from Campion in 2019, and recently won the Songwriters' on the Rocks live music competition in Sydney. We chatted with her about what this...

Students attend online talk with former hostage

Students attend online talk with former hostage

Ashleigh MillsDemocratic Club Executive Last Thursday, a number of Campion students were generously sponsored by president Dr Paul Morrissey to attend an online talk entitled "Six Years a Hostage",...

Dr Stephen Chavura joins podcast on cancel culture

Dr Stephen Chavura joins podcast on cancel culture

Dr Stephen Chavura has joined a round table discussion on cancel culture in Australia in a Menzies Research Centre podcast. Hosted by MRC Executive Director Nick Cater, Dr Chavura was joined by...

Winter 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Winter 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Winter 2021 edition of Campion’s quarterly newsletter, Campion’s Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, you can read about Campion’s Early Offer Scheme that is open to Year 12...

Library in Focus: do we still need pamphlets?

Library in Focus: do we still need pamphlets?

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian Are pamphlets worth preserving in an academic library such as Campion’s? While pamphlets are often small, cheaply printed, usually rather ‘dated’ and lacking in...

Anna Harrison: From Campion to YMT

Anna Harrison: From Campion to YMT

Anna Harrison, Class of 2019, has had a busy two years since completing her studies at Campion. Shortly after finishing her final exams, the Wollongong local surpised family and friends with the...

Join us at the Western Sydney Careers Expo

Join us at the Western Sydney Careers Expo

Campion College is excited to participate in the Western Sydney Expo on Thursday 24 June - Sunday 27 June, 2021. Hosted at The Dome in Sydney Olympic Park from 9am-3pm each day, attendees will have...

Students get creative in Talent Night

Students get creative in Talent Night

Students took to the stage last month for the semester one Talent Night, performing a combination of musical numbers, comedic skits, acrobatics and more. See photos of the night below. Thank you to...

What is the Purpose of our Universities?

What is the Purpose of our Universities?

Paul MorrisseyCampion College President Australia’s universities need to spend less time focussing on research and international students, and more time improving and safeguarding the educational...

Campion gets shout out in The Australian editorial

Campion gets shout out in The Australian editorial

Campion College was mentioned as a specialist college in an editorial in The Australian over the weekend. In commenting on Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge's remarks on the need for...

Alumni triumphant in internal Campion soccer match

Alumni triumphant in internal Campion soccer match

Campion students past and present took to the soccer field on Sunday to battle it out in an alumni vs current students soccer match. The match, which took place over most of the afternoon, took...

Library in Focus: Australian Literature at Campion

Library in Focus: Australian Literature at Campion

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian The Library at Campion College contains an extensive literature collection, including a significant number of Australian literary works. As Australian literature is...

Campion students compete at LIFTED Sports Day

Campion students compete at LIFTED Sports Day

Over a dozen students represented Campion College at the LIFTED Sports Day last Sunday, 16 May. Over 200 young adults, high school students, seminarians and priests from across Western Sydney...

Nursery rhymes inspire in theatre skit night

Nursery rhymes inspire in theatre skit night

Paul MurphyCampion Theatre Society President Nursery rhymes was the theme of Campion Theatre Society’s annual Skit Night for 2021 - with a bit of a twist. Separated into smaller groups, society...

Registration for Winter Program is now open!

Registration for Winter Program is now open!

Our immersive four-day program provides the opportunity to reside on campus, experience college life and interact with likeminded peers. This year we have two program dates on offer:Tue 29 June -...

Tackling politics in Democratic Club

Tackling politics in Democratic Club

By Isabelle LindsayDemocratic Club Presidentand Ashleigh MillsVice-President Campion's Democratic Club hosted two speakers in recent weeks who enlightened gathered students on a variety of political...

Jeremy Bell: does Anzac Day glorify war?

Jeremy Bell: does Anzac Day glorify war?

Campion lecturer Dr Jeremy Bell addressed last Thursday's formal hall on the topic of Anzac Day. His speech was a philosophical exploration of the debate over whether commemorating Anzac Day...

Autumn 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Autumn 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Autumn 2021 edition of Campion’s quarterly newsletter, Campion’s Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, we cover Campion scoring an impressive 96.9% on QILT's most recent...

Join us at the VCE and Careers Expo

Join us at the VCE and Careers Expo

Campion College is excited to participate in the VCE and Careers Expo on Thursday 29 April - Sunday 2 May, 2021. Hosted at Caulfield Racecourse from 9am-3pm each day, attendees will have the...

Library in Focus: Classical texts at Campion

Library in Focus: Classical texts at Campion

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian Walking through the library, one’s eye is caught by the rows of little red and green volumes flanking the door to the study space and special collections at the...

Theatre Society back bigger and better this year

Theatre Society back bigger and better this year

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. Oscar Wilde The Campion...

Campion Student Association line up events for 2021

Campion Student Association line up events for 2021

Campion College Student Association Executive Team: (L-R) President Campbell Evans, Secretary Sophia Shogren and Treasurer Cate Meese. Campus life will get a fresh start in 2021, with an array of...

Students begin the year with Retreat

Students begin the year with Retreat

Campion's annual student retreat took place over the weekend at the Benedict XVI Retreat Centre in Grose Vale, northwest of Sydney. Just over half the student body attended the retreat, which...

Students foster active listening in R U OK workshop

Students foster active listening in R U OK workshop

On Wednesday the 10th of March, resident counselor Scott Carrol and Campion College Student Association President Campbell Evans ran a lunchtime workshop equipping students with the processes and...

See photos from O-Week 2021

See photos from O-Week 2021

O-Week 2021 wrapped up on Friday after five days of activities, seminars, introductions, outings and more. The action-packed week, organised by Campion Student Life Officer Sister M. Luka together...

Library in Focus: The World of Edmund Campion

Library in Focus: The World of Edmund Campion

The Campion library’s special collection, the 'World of Edmund Campion' contains over 700 volumes covering the period of Recusant Catholicism from the Reformation up to the mid-19th century. The...

Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s quarterly newsletter, Campion’s Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, we look back at our 2020 Graduation Ceremony, reflect on the Summer...

No overseas travel? Consider a gap year at Campion

No overseas travel? Consider a gap year at Campion

With 2021 shaping up to be another year of limited or no international travel, it can be tempting to give up on gap year plans altogether. But what if your gap year didn't have to be spent living at...

Double Summer Programs back on at Campion

Double Summer Programs back on at Campion

Campion has rounded up two weeks of back-to-back Summer Programs in a welcome change following the turbulence and uncertainty of 2020. The four-day events gave dozens of high school students and...

Campion alum published in Theological Journal

Campion alum published in Theological Journal

A Campion alum has had an article published in the latest issue of the Journal of Theological Studies. In ‘Untangled Branches: The Edenic Tree(s) and the Multivocal WAW,’ Mark Makowiecki - who...

Campion Musical Director awarded Papal Knighthood

Campion Musical Director awarded Papal Knighthood

Campion Musical Director Bernard Kirkpatrick was given the great honour of receiving a Papal Knighthood to the Order of St Sylvester for his contribution to sacred music in Australia. Mr Kirkpatrick...

Campion praised on podcast

Campion praised on podcast

Campion got a shout-out during a discussion on the state of Australian universities on the Young IPA's Generation Liberty video podcast with journalist and author Greg Sheridan. During a discussion...